Rail services are facing major delays after a man was fatally injured by a train near Falkirk.
According to BBC News, the man was struck just before 09:00 at Polmont station. Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High and Edinburgh to Dunblane services have been disrupted.
Furthermore, based on reports made by Falkirk Herald, the incident was reported at 9.07am and officers from British Transport Police (BTP) attended with an ambulance crew.
A BTP spokesperson said: "We were called at 9.07am to Polmont railway station to reports that a person had been struck by a train."
"Officers attended alongside colleagues from the ambulance service but sadly the person has died at the scene. "The death is not believed to be suspicious at this time," the BTP spokesperson added.
It is not clear at this time whether the victim is male or female.
Scotrail say services between Falkirk High and Edinburgh will be disrupted until around 11am and trains between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street via Falkirk High may be cancelled.
Scotrail has issued their customer advice. Buses are running for Stirling, Edinburgh Waverley, Falkirk High, Falkirk Grahamston and Linlithgow.
ScotRail said passengers should check their website for latest updates.
Alternative transports are made for passengers travelling between Edinburgh and Glasgow Queen Street can use Milngavie and Helensburgh Central services via Glasgow Queen Street low level.
Passengers at Stirling can travel to Queen Street high level for a connecting train to Edinburgh via Queen Street low level.
Rail users can apply for compensation if services that are delayed for 30 minutes or longer.
A ScotRail spokeswoman said: "Sadly, due to a person being struck by a train between Falkirk High and Edinburgh Park, services through these stations are currently disrupted.
"Passengers are advised to check our website or app for the most up to date information before travelling."
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